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CSPAN
Jan 10, 2010 11:15pm EST
united states to nothing to prevent to the partition of the arab lands or those countries empires nor did american come to the assistance of the arab world when the united states returned after the second world war it was a dominant power to subordinate the middle east with priorities but with the election of barack obama united states seem to be on the threshold of a new era of positive and engagement and i have come here he told his audience to seek a new beginning between the united states and moslems around the world based upon mutual interest and mutual respect. he spoke of years of mistrust and of the needs to say openly of the things that we say in our hearts. there must be a sustained effort to listen to each other and learn from each other and to seek common ground. this language of mutual respect and understanding represented a total reversal of policies to the white house. gone was the language of the war on terror obamacare had requested staffers gone was the ambiguity over torture that had undermined americans' moral authority of human-rights from the very beginning of hi
CSPAN
Jan 11, 2010 1:00am EST
the last three decades. one was the discovery in the united states initially and later canada, australia, united kingdom, and thousands of nazi war criminal -- criminals had emigrated posed as innocent refugees and allowed to enter and build their lives for themselves. one was the fact ad is the stage at this point* not much was not about the very important role the collaborators had played in the implementation of the final solution. the other was the soviet union and the fall of communism that opened brand new possibilities. i actually want to start with something else that is the basis for our efforts to bring out these two just is. i would summarize for the following points. it is interesting these questions are also asked 35 years ago. not now we're for relating the principles because the suspects are in their eighties. even with suspects in the '50s and '60s, 35 years ago the question was asked this is worthwhile? should they be put on trial? so many years have passed since the crime has been committed. i answer that, first, the passage of time in no way diminishes the g
CSPAN
Jan 11, 2010 2:00am EST
when you take the oath of office to be president of the united states, and when something happens like what happened on christmas day with the attempted bombing of an airliner, keeping the country save, stopping that from happening is not something that members of congress can even look at an admiral for general or president of the united states and say why did you let çthis happen? okbecause when you take the oath as a member of congress, you are also assuming the obligation and responsibility for the security of the united states. the privacy concerns, all the kinds of issues bergen -- issues -- i used an example when i was testifying before the senate, and one senator whose name i will not mention, but it was sheldon whitef3çyçoççç dgsa point, and he talked about the fact that when people from the executive branch came toç prest intelligence information to members of the u.s. senate, they would first of all limit to they would share this information with to a small number of members of the senate to were precluded from sharing that information with other members a
WHUT
Jan 10, 2010 10:00pm EST
united states, of course that should raise suspicions. but going after women with head scarves is ineffective. >> abernethy: so are you saying that you and other muslim leaders come down more on the side of individual freedom that you do on security? >> no, i think we have to have both. if you are going to stigmatize or isolate a population, that feeds into radicalization. part of the radicalization problem is when a community feels isolated, and when one person... and we're talking about now the concern over lone wolves or lone recruits, if that person feels desperate, depressed, then he becomes prey for extremist recruiters, and we should do anything and everything to help accelerate integration of muslims into american society. >> abernethy: after the christmas day near-disaster in the air near detroit, and some other recent events, too, do you sense a growing backlash against muslims in this country? >> there's a rise of the mob mentality. you read the comments on a number of stories, you get the emails, you get the phone calls. and i feel, unfortunately, that the level of hos
CSPAN
Jan 10, 2010 10:00pm EST
the nasdaq than any other nation in the united states. there are more is really nasdaq companies and japanese come a canadian, british or german or anything. capitalism has not been shown to fail but to work. here in the united states there is a tremendous amount of self pity that is a encouraged by the victim would mentality. one of the things of my radio show michael medved every day we are proud to say i am not a victim. the idea of victimhood suggest this standard of living and the difficulties in choices are lower we cannot live the kind of lives are parents lived and everybody has heard this. it is nonsense. right here in the building we have done terrific work on this and i quote him extensively. if you look at any meaningful measure of living standards, the progress under capitalistic america has been dazzling and unprecedented. options available to people the extended life expectancy or opportunities for college rear at this stage where the majority of american young people in every ethnic group are pursuing some form of post high school graduation after they graduate fr
CSPAN
Jan 10, 2010 8:00pm EST
-- pronounce his last name. in germany, is "kussler." in the united states it is "kessler." it is generally "kessler." in europe it is "kussler." how many years -- >> how many years that you spent with him in your life? we are talking 20 years. >> teaching where? >> i was teaching at cornell until 1994 and then i moved to columbia to teach nonfiction writing and translation which is my other hat that i wear. >> so, you are meeting with him. >> back in 1972, i found a magazine called "index on censorship." it was about censorship in the arts and censorship of political books as well. i edited this for eight years until 1980 when i resigned to write my first biography which was of another man. i was a dinner at david's one evening and he invited to arthur koestler meet me and talk about passing this information on to people who knew that were riding in soviet occupied eastern europe and hungary. >> you said that he spent time in 14 different countries. what is it 14? i had forgotten the number. >> give us a broad view of where it was. >> he grew up in hungary. his family was thrown
FOX News
Jan 10, 2010 10:00pm EST
conversation. >> all right. now you have senator reed the majority leader of united states senate on the phone. what did he say al i am sorry? >> he side his statements were wrong and unfortunate. i have worked with him on leg slaegs over the years he talked to me and others and it worked for them. he didn't make excuses. he dealt forthright with it. you deal with his statement and record as you deal with nefsh else. we heard a lot of statements from president clinton to joe biden to others that we had to deal with. so fine. but -- and i told him what i felt was offensive about the negro di dial elect line. he never issued a statement. he wanted me to know how he felt with it. >> didn't it tri strike you? aside from the racial thing it was harshly analytical as if african americans were a commodity, a light skinned one worth more than a dark skinned within. the dialect. >> the way of being pundant. >> he didn't say it in a way where he meant to be abrace i have. >> the way i read it is he was trying to give reasons that he felt i think he used bad terms. the reasons he felt mr. obama
CNN
Jan 11, 2010 4:00pm EST
the controversy or the discussion about race, language, and politics here in the united states. let's begin our coverage with dana bash. lots of emotion on this issue. >> that's right. the immediate question was, will senator reid step down, making calls, first of all, he said he won't, and making calls to democrats around town, especially in the senate. it seems as though there's no movement for him to do that, but reid, look, he's not a leader who is known as an orator, he's known for back-room dealing, and he has a big reservoir of support among senate democrats, but his advisers are still worried, they tell me, about the political fallout from this. that is why today he came out again for damage control. at home in nevada, harry reid's clean-energy event turned into an attempt to clean up a political event. >> i've apologized to the president, i've apologized to everyone within the sound of my voice that i could have used a better choice of words. >> those words reported in the new book "game change" saying then senator obama could get elented president, because -- reid tried to p
CNN
Jan 10, 2010 11:00pm EST
weeks, the new things they are trying to do, has the united states kept up? are we ahead of them, if you will, not only in improving airport security but in looking overseas in our intelligence gathering or are we still ahead of the game? >> we're ahead of the game but this is a war. there are times when i think because it's such an unconventional war that people in our country may forget it. it's a war with many battle fields. we are on the verge of really an extraordinary turnaround and success in iraq. president obama is committed to win the war in afghanistan, and i think we have an extraordinary team there that john and i visited a few days ago. and we will succeed in afghanistan. we've chased some of the al qaeda enemy to yemen, but the fact is that in the last year there have been more than a dozen known attempted terrorist attacks on the homeland of the united states. three of them broke through our defenses. two of them successfully killing people. one in arkansas earlier this year where a u.s. army recruiter was killed at his recruiting station simply because he was wearing
CSPAN
Jan 10, 2010 11:00pm EST
where you are. in germany, is "kussler." it is a german name. in the united states it is "kessler." i am not sure if this is a result of american difficulty with foreign languages, although this country is absolutely crammed with people from every country of the world. or maybe it was just before he appeared here and tell people how to pronounce his name. it is generally "kessler." in europe it is "kussler." >> how many years have you spent with him in your life? >> we are talking 20 years. when i say 20 years, i spent that time teaching, so 20 years of vacations interspersed with sabbaticals. >> teaching where? >> i was teaching at cornell until 1994 and then i moved to columbia to teach nonfiction writing and translation which is my other hat that i wear. >> so, you are meeting with him. >> back in 1972, i founded a magazine called "index on censorship." as its name implies, it was about censorship in the arts and censorship of political books as well. i edited this for eight years until 1980 when i resigned to write my first biography which was of another man. souls and need soolzhyni
CNN
Jan 11, 2010 3:00pm EST
politics in the united states. >> you say it's fairly accurate. what about it is accurate? >> that if you go back to something that a columnist for the new york times wrote several weeks ago, basically whites in the united states were willing to vote for a black candidate who was, quote/unquote, racially ambiguous. that's what charles blow said. that puts blacks in a quandary in terms of how do you talk about race in you can't talk about it directly because when you talk about it directly, as reid did, you find yourself thrown in the briar patch. >> tony, what about the use of the word "negro" a term my parents may use but usually people of our generation don't. the fact that he went on to say "when he wants to" almost saying that when he wants to, barack obama can maybe talk jive. >> let me start by saying i don't think people generally should have their careers ended because they say something that is dumb or seems to be dumb. whether you're a republican or democrat, liberal or conservative. no like what we have been doing over the last years. but i think the lesson we learn is not
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2010 6:00am EST
. >> i think that's the issue. >> he's majority leader of the united states senate. >> i know, i know. guess what? our government is made up of people from all races and sexes. >> and people should evolve in their thinking and their terminology and the way -- >> you know what is sad? if he was talking about how barack obama -- >> that's the bad thing. >> we're going to talk about this in a little bit. >> look at this guest list. there is from mark halperin 'and john heilemann's new book. they are coming in today. we also have reverend al sharpton coming in, andy card, governor howard dean, john heilemann, mark halperin, mike allen, erin burnett. and andrea mitchell. you bring up a good point. some democrats were circling the wagon. what about so-and-so, when he said this? i would respond, people this is your majority leader in the united states senate, right now. in 2009. >> well -- >> and that's problematic that the guy thinks and talks that way. >> the only saving grace he has was he was speaking positively about then-senator obama, about his chances, about the good that it would do
FOX News
Jan 11, 2010 11:00am EST
airliner to one of their terrorists, this means direct action if necessary to protect the united states >> tony shaffer, center for advanced studies, good to talk to you. >> good to talk to you. jane: this is new information courtesy of the associated press, in the bake of -- wake of democratic leader harry reid's comment about barack obama when he was president, eric holder, the nation's first black attorney general is weighing into this debate, joining in the defense of the senate majority leader, saying there is, quote, a prejudice bone in his body, republicans say reid should step down from the post, they say there's a double standard here. a debate, fair an balanced, coming your way, next. jane: democrats defend senator majority leader harry reid for racial comments he made during the 2008 presidential contain date. we heard a couple of minutes ago from attorney general eric holder, he's told the ab that reid doesn't have a prejudice bone in his body, this stems from a book that came from the campaign that americans might vote for barack obama because he was a, quote, light-skinned african
CSPAN
Jan 11, 2010 7:00am EST
the workers and laborers. my name is ray and i will attempt to run for united states congress in georgia. host: what district? caller: well, it will be statewide. in 1994 i ran in the first district. host: "the wall street journal ," it back to the lead article. morristown, new jersey, the republican line. caller: my wife worked in wall street for years. one of the things i find very interesting about -- everybody's basic comments about the bonuses is, while the ceo's may make a fair amount of money in bonuses and compensation, the reality is that the common people who work for these companies do not make this kind of money and as one of the previous callers indicated, it tends to be you rely on your bonus in order to get you through the year. we've made very little money back then and when you live in a metropolitan area like new york or even washington on los angeles, every little bit makes a big difference. people ae not making huge amounts of money. just enough basically to pay the bills and get by. you get to the center of the country, where a lot of irate people are callin
CBS
Jan 11, 2010 9:00am EST
holding prisoners without charge or trial within the united states. after the group plans to march through downtown washington. >>> today epa administrator lisa jackson will lead a discussion on cleaning up the chesapeake bay. he's she's appearing at the choose clean water conference that started yesterday and runs through tomorrow. this year they are focusing on president obama's order on the chesapeake renovation. and they are examining congressional efforts to clean up the bay. >>> new this morning, police are trying to figure out how a 4-year-old wound up in the middle of edwards ferry road in leesburg, virginia. the little girl was found this morning near a gas station. the parents were unaware she left their home the middle of the night. police do not suspect foul play although the incident is under investigation. >>> a mating attempt between pandas may have failed but pregnancy hopes are still alive at the national zoo. 9 news knew digital correspondent alex trevino is live with details. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning. we know activities took place here at national zo
FOX News
Jan 11, 2010 5:30am EST
largest banks in the united states control over 56% of the banking assets in the united states. it is outrageous! >> we are going to leave it there, guys. >> it is free money to them, not free money us to. >> correct. >> all right guys we got to stop it there. coming up senator schumer urging airlines to stop flying to airports with laxed security. someone one reason we should all love lawyers. why they may be the only . >>> new york senator chuck schumer telling airlines they should think about not flying to airports with security not up to snuff. he says it will keep us safe. the same guy who caused a commotion on a tkpher shall flight when he -- commercial flight when he wouldn't get off his cell phone he even called the flight attendant a name i will not mention. you say it would be a disaster for the airlines and the economy as well, tell me why? >> absolutely we are attacking the tail not the dog. not attacking the animal that is the root of the problem, security the airports in the future are gonna have noninvasive screens, you can hop in, one 10 seconds, bomb sniffing machines
FOX News
Jan 11, 2010 2:00am EST
-- the major threat to the united states was the terrorism attacks in the country. there was a profound emphasis on al-qaeda and terrorism up until i think the decision to go into iraq. and then the operations in iraq consumed all of the energy. the situation in yemen has deteriorated over the last several years because of a concentration on iraq and a concentration on efforts tran gential at best to al-qaeda. this president understands that the threat to the country are bands of al-qaeda terrorism. >> chris: i don't want to relitigate the bush years but let me ask you about a specific decision that jon kyl talked about that has stuck in a lot of people's craw and that is the decision to charge abdulmutallab as a criminal defendant instead of as an enemy combatant. he did talk but only for 30 hours and the fact is according to a lot of interrogators 30 hours is not enough. why not? what is the -- let me ask you it this way? what is the downside to continuing to treat him as an enemy combatant? >> well, first of all, we have charged and in many cases convicted hundreds of individuals sin
CSPAN
Jan 11, 2010 8:30am EST
states renewed funding of reproductive health care through the united nations population fund, and more funding is on the way. [applause] the u.s. congress recently appropriated more than $648 million in foreign assistance to family planning and reproductive health programs worldwide. that's the largest allocation in more than a decade since we last had a democratic president, i might add. [applause] in addition to new funding, we've launched a new program that will be the center piece of our foreign policy, the global health initiative, which commits us to spending $63 billion over six years to improve global health by investing in efforts to reduce maternal the and child mortality the, prevent millions of unintended pregnancies and avert millions of new hiv infections among other goals. this initiative will employ a new approach to fighting disease and promoting health. it will address interrelated health challenges together. for example, by integrating family manning, maternal -- planning, maternal health services and hiv/aids screening and treatment so that women will also receive h
CNBC
Jan 11, 2010 2:00pm EST
year. exports up 17% in december alone. a title held by the united states since days of the model-it but china officially the world's largest auto market. sole 13.6 million compared to 10 million sold last year. government stimulus helped boost sales dra mat flick china but many expect that trend to continue. gm was a winner from the boon, too. sales in china up 67% for general motors alone. the future of the american auto industry on display in detroit. that's where the auto expert is, phil lebeau. talking to a lot of people throughout the day. what has stood out to you the most? >> reporter: cautious optimism on the part of general motors executives and chrysler executives. we haven't heard from them since folks from fiat came into auburn hills. we had a chance to catch up with him an hour ago. very clear in stating that he believes there is reason for optimism. here's what they had to say earlier today. >> it smells like it's coming back, right? it's like spring, right? days are pretty good and it starts raining again. i think it's going to be a -- i don't think we're going to wal
CSPAN
Jan 11, 2010 5:00pm EST
attended six party talks in new with united states wants north what is the position? >> i think if you go back to the discussion last month that ambassador stephen wadsworth and ambassador studentcam had in the john gone and both sides reaffirmed who the september september 2005 with a joint statement but if you go down the joint statement during number of elements outlined their. talks about the establishment of peace regime, normalization of relations among all of the parties concerned, an economic and energy cooperation. we've made clear is that we are -- if north korea says yes and comes back to the six party process, it makes a firm step toward normalization, then a wide range of other opportunities open up, but the first key here is that north korea has to come back to us, say yes and come back to the six preprocessor, start working on -- its obligations under the join communication statements and then when we're perfectly willing to have other talks. >> before the sixth party talks, what is the u.s. position? >> our position is we want to see north korea come back to the six par
FOX
Jan 11, 2010 5:30pm EST
to come to most of americans in maryland and united states. >>reporter: coming up tonight at 10:00. less sons the postal service can teach lawmakers about health reform. >> warm-up on the way to baltimore. vytas has sky watch forecast. >>reporter: well before that warm-up gets here we have to deal with a few snow flake coming down.in fact clipper system dropping down out of michigan and ahead of it a mix with a little bit of moisture we get a few snow flake and back on the hd radar as we scan the sky. live data here. over towards westminster and carol county snow showers coming down. just west of elder burg snow and east of frederick on i 70 if going west leaving work you run into some snow showers heading westbound to frederick on i 70. scan the sky we see wedge of snow showers that make its way into the baltimore metro area over the next 45 minutes after hour to 45 minutes. definitely a few snow showers. we could get a little light accumulation from the overnight tonight. probably less than half inch or just a dusting as we go through the overnight. bigger picture here where the
CNBC
Jan 11, 2010 6:00pm EST
reality? no, not at all. the companies that are rallying are divorced. divorced from the united states. and they aren't paying any alimony or child support. now, when you're on one of these money political shows, when you're discussing the prospects of the president and the democrats, you have to focus on the impact of job losses. and you know what you got to say! scary, sad. and you think all of these companies are deadbeats! [ gunfire ] that aren't hiring, their profits should be garnished if they're not helping the costs. but this is not a political show. if you own shares in a company, you must hope that the company is doing everything it can to take its business overseas. and you're not thinking of adding anyone here, because it's too expensive. and not productive enough. in fact, it's worse. companies based in america have realized that it pays to fire, not hire. fire, not fihire. don't believe me? look at u.p.s., which i learned from my charitable trust. the stom jumped 2.5 cents today after being up since last friday. why a second-day rally? i think you have a second-day rally becau
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2010 3:00pm EST
facility, attorney general of the united states, eric holder. anyone you want me to talk to, i'll be happy to do that. i've spent over the last couple of weeks working through health care. i spent a long time with him yesterday. we have a lot of work to do. i'll continue to do my very best for the state of nevada and the people of this country. i got a call last night, i was surprised he was up this late, from secretary salazar. he said, harry, you make sure you tell everybody you have done more for diversity in the united states senate than all the rest of the people put together. that's where we are. i'm going to move forward and help get health care done in the next couple of weeks. >> richard and jonathan, i want to take this broader. are we kidding ourselves, other people not in the same wording did not say similar things about barack obama when he was running and that he is an african-american who could be seen as someone who could assimilate and be comfortable for whites. >> they have been saying this all over time. they used different language. he didn't sound like an african-ameri
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2010 2:00pm EST
great choice as the next president of the united states of america. i just don't get, joe, that people even have these conversations in private, i can't imagine using those phrases, even in private conversation. it just seems dumb. >> that's because you're a decent person. that's because you have a certain socialization -- >> is it also because of my age? i'm younger. >> yes. yes. it is generational. you have grown up in a generation much like my -- i'm assuming my age, much like my children. i probably have daughters your age. they have grown up in an era where they have been socialized with people of different races and different backgrounds so the word black and white are used as adjectives and not so much as announcement what harry reid really did was expose that white america doesn't see president and then candidate obama as threatening. and that's really what he was saying, and therefore he'll make a good candidate. >> i want to ask you about michael steele. he's on "meet the press." here he is the first african-american leader of the republican national committee. let me
CNBC
Jan 10, 2010 7:30pm EST
season begins. tuesday the monthly international trade balance report tells us if the united states is importing or exporting more goods. on wednesday, the federal reserve's beige book will be released that measures the activity of regional economies across the united states. thursday we find out if retailers had a happy holiday after all when december's total retail sales will be reported. then on friday, a key inflation measure. the consumer price index is out. the cpi tracks the cost of consumer goods and services. and finally, sometimes even billionaires look for a little way to make a little extra cash. british industrialist and founder of virgin, richard branson, is renting his yacht. she will be available
FOX News
Jan 11, 2010 12:00am EST
and send out to the person world to the united states to do harm. it is huge progress. those are important words. >> sean: janet napolitano said the system works. every single time there's an incident, mr. secretary, every single time, we hear, i don't care if it is fort hood this airline attack, we keep hearing almost immediately, this is not terror-related. why are they say quick to calm the waters and the fears of the american people instead of saying we don't know whether it was terror related? >> that would be my preference. it is difficult to suggest that the fort attack was not terror-related. i don't know major was given guidance orders or took inspiration from the cleric but to suggest it was a criminal act defies what i think most americans -- doesn't pass the sniff test, most americans understand that >> sean: two have spoken out, one democrat, one republican. lee hamilton, democrat he says what he thinks is pervasive throughout the country, complacency, inertia, business as usual attitude, he thinks it is harmful and he thinks the president has a major share of blame.
FOX News
Jan 10, 2010 11:00pm EST
united states supreme court found some unconstitutional to try gitmo but in 2009 corrected it. appeals process going to be more drawn out than if they were in federal court. aren't you concerned we want it speedy and swift? and our justice department can't take care of the criminals? >> i'd like a speedy disposition but part of what i'm concerned about is bringing let's say cleeld cleeld cleeld to new york city. this city has a enough vulnerability without bringing him here. and i think the military tribunal can be a way to do that. i want to move on. a lot of democrats jumping off what might be a sinking ship, penny? >> well, i think there is more republicans going to announce their retirement. >> fully retired? that is the difference. >> i understand. >> question for you is, yes. we, there is mid term shows that we use this party power for the white house is -- but i want to talk to you about coming to the array whereof they are with the republican party. as governor and when you ran for president you reach add cross both sides of the aisle and worked to get things pass skpt
FOX News
Jan 10, 2010 7:00pm EST
both the united states and yemen. according to the top u.s. commander in the region, general david petraeus, washington is now doubling security assistance to the country. combat forces there have been training with live fire exercises and mock raids. part of the beefed up efforts to fight insurgents. and this weekend, yemen's president says he's ready to open a dialog with al-qaeda fighters, but only if they're willing to renounce terrorism. greg palkot reports on the capital in yemen, greg? >> julie, we've only got a short time on the ground here in yemen, but already getting some strong impressions of the successes and the challenges on this new front, in the war on terror, first to the successes, our contact telling us here today that yemeni counterterrorism forces some trained by the u.s. rounded up seven more al-qaeda suspects in recent days and there have been others nabbed as well. this happened to the east of where we are in the capital of yemen, a hot bed of al-qaeda support, it is a very rugged country indeed. at the same time though, we're hearing from two other sources
FOX News
Jan 11, 2010 1:00pm EST
americans have been travelling from the united states to the training camp in somalia. they have gotten that training. and with the american passport to have the ability to come back to this country and, perhaps, ponce attacks here if they chose to. trace: talk about america's role in this. >> one of the interesting elements is that we have seen over the last 18 months to two years that americans have gone to the training camp in east africa. one of their figureheads, if you will, is an african-american citizen coming from daphne, alabama. he is the western face of the organization. you see his high school yearbook picture he is very involved and the propaganda. he is put together videos to try and urge people to join. clearly he is in touch with a very specific generation, people under 30 in his efforts to try and bring them into the role in somalia. trace: live for us in d.c. thank you. >> you're welcome. >> a deadly day to report for troops. six nato service members including three americans were killed in separate attacks in the region. according to a u.s. military spokesman
FOX
Jan 11, 2010 5:00am EST
united states applies more pressure on yes, ma'am tone crack down on al- qaeda, the country is moving cautiously. president obama has said he has no intention of sending more troops to yemen or so monthly i can't but won't rule that out. one former yemeni soldier says if it is united states does get involved, instead of dealing with the 30 or 40 al-qaeda terrorists, they will have millions on their hands. >>> man charged with posing as you secret service agent to get to kathleen sebelius is expected to be in court today. frederick nickerson was arrested last tuesday after authorities say he flashed a phony badge and credentials and made it all the way to her sixth floor office before being spotted by somebody who noticed he wasn't supposed to be there. he is being held at the d.c. jail. >>> he dropped off a customer and the next thing he remembered was waking up covered in blood. police on the hunt for the person who shot a cab driver in the face. it happened saturday just blocks from dupont circle near the u street corridor when the driver droped a fare at 17th and t streets.
FOX News
Jan 10, 2010 8:00pm EST
that's the crux of it. whereas in the military tribunal or the military court in 2006, united states supreme court found them unconstitutional to try gitmo, but in 2009 they correct it had so the appeals process is going to be even more drawn out than they were, if they were in federal court. aren't you concerned we want a speedy and swift and that our justice department can't take care of these criminals. >> i'd like a speedy trial, and a speedy disposition as a result of the trial, but part of what i'm concerned about is bringing, let's say khalid shaikh mohammed to new york city. this city has enough really vulnerability without bringing him here and i think that the military. >> i understand that. >> tribunal can be a way to do that. move to another topic. a lot of democrats jumping off what might be a sinking ship, the way you look at it? >> well, actually i think there's more republicans announcing their retirement than there are democrats. >> retired and that's the different. >> the question for you though is, yes, there is mid terms always show that we use this party in power for the
CNN
Jan 11, 2010 11:00am EST
mitch mcconnell saying that about an african-american candidate for president of the united states this chairman and the dnc would be screaming for his head. >> education professor mark la mant hill of columbia university weighs in next hour. of course, we always want to hear from you. what are your thoughts on the majority leader's comments? is an apology enough, or should harry reid lose his leadership position in the senate. go to cnn.com/tony. next hour we will share some of your comments right here in the "newsroom." anderson cooper will have much more on this controversy and the book at 10:00 eastern time. >>> three more u.s. service members have been killed in afghanistan. nato says the troops died today during a fight with militants in the volatile southern region. no other details released so far. >>> a trial to determine the constitutionality of proposition 8 begins in california next hour. the measure approved by state voters in 2008 bars same-sex marriages. two couples have sued arguing prop 8 violates the constitutional right to equal protection. the trial can be seen on yo
FOX News
Jan 11, 2010 9:00am EST
speaks to the problem we should have talking about race issues in the united states today. we don't do it very well, it's still considered one of the top three issues that is considered impolite in civilized society. you don't talk about politics, you don't talk about religion and you don't talk about race, unfortunately, because of that we do an awkward job, knowing that we need to. harry reid is someone that always scored 100 percent with the naacp's legislative report card, he's provided great leadership on issues that are important to our community, still very controversial in the broader society, issues like hate crimes, he's provided leadership on, voting rights, reenfranchisement of felony offenders, and other issues that are very controversial, among others, as you looked at it in the racial tent. bill: that's a yes to all my previous questions, right? >> we accept it. bill: that's a questions, right? chairman of the rnc is saying there's a double standard out there, head of republicans -- had the republicans been a different ballgame, he says if anyone else says it, it's racis
ABC
Jan 11, 2010 6:00pm EST
. >> eight years ago today, the united states open the prison at guantanamo bay. >> and the controversy surrounding the prison remains. today, protesters took to the streets in d.c. >> the present, by executive order, was supposed to close on the 22nd of this month. that obviously is not going to happen, which is only exacerbating the controversy over what should happen with the detainees who remain there. >> protesters wore black hoods and orange jumpsuits. these demonstrators say they are furious that eight years after opening the prison at guantanamo bay, is a human rights catastrophe. >> i just assumed that somewhere along the line justice will prepare -- would prevail. >> they hope to put pressure on president obama, who on on the second day in office ordered the prison disclosed. >> we hope for a change of heart by those who are still held captive by their fears. >> i have not heard one individual who has said i want to get out of guantanamo and i want revenge. >> but many have returned to the fight, including two reportedly in the leadership in al qaeda on the arabian peninsula.
CBS
Jan 10, 2010 7:00pm EST
way for terrorists to get into the united states may well be across the nation's porous 2,000-mile border with mexico. and it's no secret. u.s. immigration and customs enforcement investigations have revealed that hundreds of immigrants from the middle east and countries associated with terrorism have entered the country illegally through mexico. and according to a study done for the border patrol, about 90% of the people who try to get into the country that way eventually make it in. president clinton built a wall to try and stop it, and president bush tried to tackle the problem with technology, initiating an ambitious program that he called a "virtual fence," that would allow the u.s. to visually monitor most of the border. the bureaucrats at homeland security changed the name of the program to the secure border initiative network, or s.b.i. net, and after three years and a billion dollars, we decided to see how it was going. this 80-foot tower near sasabe, arizona, is just one of a network of electronic observation posts that dot the landscape along the mexican border south of
CSPAN
Jan 11, 2010 12:30am EST
presidency. this program is one that brings students from all over the united states. i have been associated with this program as a factory director for about 10 years. this is a program which is very dear to my heart. we have consistently had some of the best speakers available and certainly this is true of juan carlos zarate. there is a scene in the movie about the watergate in bashan, all the president's men, and there is a meeting in an underground garage where an informant with the code name of deep throat tells robert redford playing bob woodward that if he wants to find out who is responsible for the burglary at the democratic headquarters, you should follow the money. we have somebody here who has followed the money. he did so in his capacity as the deputy secretary of the treasury board took this was a job that involved one of the most complex tasks and the anti- terrorism effort. that is how these people get money, spend their money, and it takes a person with uncommon diligence and intelligence to be able to track this down, including the assets of saddam hussein. he we
FOX
Jan 11, 2010 6:00am EST
opinion poll. >>> as the united states applies more pressure on yemen to crack down on al-qaeda, the country is ving cautiously. it is worried about a potential backlash. one former yemeni soldier said, if the united states gets involved instead of dealing with 30 or 40 al-qaeda terrorists, the u.s. will have millions on its hands. >>> there are major new developments oversees seas. north creigh as calling for peace talks with the united states as a condition to resume six-party nuclear talks and end sanctions against the communist country. north even propose awed peace treaty to formally end the korean war which ended in a truce. pyongyang pulled out of talks last year. >>> a man posing as a secret service agent is expected in court today. 46-year-old frederick nickerson was arrested last tuesday after authorities say he flashed a phony badge and credentials. he is being held at the d.c. jail and will attend a detention hearing later today. >>> one d.c. woman went to bed alone and woke up with a stranger cuddling her. she screamed and he ran out of the home. the man didn't take anyt
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2010 5:00pm EST
out against hillary would be a great risk." chuck, what stuns me is the number of united states senators, nelson, conrad, jay rockefeller, daschle, former senator daschle, chuck schumer from new york, all these senators who were for barack obama secretly without -- well, in the case of jay, he came out and said so, all of them for barack obama, is hillary liked in the senate or not? what's the story? >> now, look, i think, remember, at the time this was all happening, it's sort of there were two campaigns, right? there was the early clinton campaign in '06, frankly, and early '07, that was trying to lock this up so that an alternative to hillary couldn't get any traction and it wasn't there. remember what happened early on. she only could get about a dozen senators early on. she only could get about 200 superdelegates early on. then everybody else stayed neutral, waiting to see how things played out. that's where obama was able to pull this off. but it was -- i mean, it was something i think we all saw was potentially out there. they all came. daschle made this happen. i remember senator
CBS
Jan 11, 2010 4:00pm EST
nice warming heading our way throughout the united states states. the jet stream going up. miami will probably be in the mid-70s by wednesday. tonight, cloudy skies, maybe a few flurries later on. 36 tomorrow, sun and clouds, it will be breezy behind the front and it will feel colder than today. >>> coming back and look at the end of the week warmup in a few minutes. >>> i can't wait for that. >> 40 feels like summer. >> still to come. >> remember this, when the may flower trucks hit the baltimore colts to indianapolis. the baltimore ravens are heading to indianapolis. i'm jessica kartalija in baltimore city. coming up, more on the big rivalry and the game we're all looking forward to ,,,,,,,,,,,,, . >>> coming up next onune at 5:00. a very important win. wjz is live with complete coverage. >>> transition of power. i'm mike hellgren at city hall. staying on this important story with mayor sheila dixon, and soon-to-be mayor stephanie rawlings-blake. what they're up to today. >>> parts of the country, thawing out from a deep freeze. this, as we prepare to welcome warmer temperatures. th
CSPAN
Jan 11, 2010 5:00pm EST
flying into a large airport in the united states or small airport and not be subject to the same, strong safety requirements. yet driving from washington d.c. to may or washington state to arizona means passing through states that have weak drunk driving laws, did not ban text driving laws, did not ban text messaging, do not require that use a booster seat for your child, have life-threatening with -- life-threatening loopholes in teen driving laws and an adequate enforcement of seat belt and motorcycle helmet laws. and worst states, there were 10 in the green category. the top to in this category are the district of columbia, i got credit for 13.5 lost and the state of new jersey, with credit for 13 lost. the other states are illinois, thank you center, maryland, new york, north carolina, oregon, tennessee, minnesota, california, and washington. there are nine worst states this year. we added, unfortunately, six new states to that category. they are arizona, virginia, vt., pennsylvania, ohio, and nebraska. in order of ranking, the states in the worst category having fewer than h
FOX News
Jan 11, 2010 4:00pm EST
., whoever becomes the next united states senator of massachusetts -- >> neil: your democratic colleagues are saying, know what that's going to mean. a 41st vote, knocking a filibuster proof majority and you're trying to stick to the rules but they're trying to stick this healthcare thing down and that's a big especially -- impediment. >> there was controversy about changing the law to allow paul kirk to be interim senator. i stuck to that. that should take place no matter who it is. the reason we're talking about it is scott brown narrowed the ration nevertheless we'll talk a lot about nothing because its expected martha cokely will pull away in the next ten days. >> neil: have the kennedy folks talk to you, children or relatives or the loyalists and said, shh? >> no, not at all. as a matter of fact, a lot of people that worked for the senator, a lot of the advocates are still sad and almost out of the political process because they miss their mentor, their great friend, that they have been quiet. vicky kennedy did not engage in the campaigning until recently along with joe ke
CNN
Jan 10, 2010 7:00pm EST
you. >>> it's not just the united states. there's a northern hemisphere shiver being felt across the globe. cnn's morgan neill reports from england. >> we're here in the small village of chawton southwest of london. 300 and 400 people, where jane austin once lived in the house behind me. we're here to see how people in the smaller communities are coping with unusually severe winter weather. today we had a chance to talk to the local deejay, someone who's been hearing people's problems because of the weather all week long. he says the reaction that he's gotten from other residents has been heartening. >> this morning i had a call from a lady who said her mother, the lady i mentioned about going to hospital, she's got a hospital appointment this coming week and she lives on top of a hill. and you can't drive up it because they haven't grated the road. i had three or four calls, one offering her a lift to hospital and another guy saying he'd try to get snow clearing equipment to clear the roads so she was able to make her way to hospital. she's glad people are pulling together. >> repor
CNN
Jan 11, 2010 1:00pm EST
that about agafrican-american candidate for president of the united states, trust me this chairman and the dnc would be screaming for his head very much as they were with trent lott. >> i think that it would be wrong to impose on the majority leader of the senate anything we did didn't impose on others who said things last year that were even moraysally offensive because as i read his statement, he was talking of why he felt some americans would vote for then senator obama. others that made statements were directly attacking senator obama in some racial terms. so i think that it is something that i did not agree with, but i think we've got to be consistent in our reaction. >> steele and republican senator john cornyn want reid to step down as majority leader. we're expecting to hear more from senator reid this afternoon. next hour, we have a panel of diverse opinions looking at what he said. maybe there's a teachable moment in there somewhere. ♪ early morning for supporters of same-sex marriage in san francisco and for the u.s. supreme court, too. hours before landmark trial in a
FOX News
Jan 10, 2010 9:00pm EST
of the united states that this is not an isolated incidental kwied is recruiting on a day-to-day basis individuals to recruit, train, pros law ties and have people do us harm. this is a president who understands the importance the words and these are important words. >> eerie time there's an incident every single time we hear, i don't care if it's fort hood or this airline attack we keep hearing almost immediately but this is not terror related. why are they so quick to calm the waters and fears of the american people instead of saying we don't know whether it was terror related. >> that would be my preference. it's difficult to suggest the fort hood incident was not terrorist related. i don't know whether major hassan was given guidance, direction, orders or gave inspiration from the cleric he was sending e-mails to but to suggest it was simply a criminal act defies what most americans, doesn't pass the sniff test. most americans understand that. >> two 9-11 commission members have spoken out one a democrat one a republican. lee hamilton democrat he says he thinks what has becom
ABC
Jan 11, 2010 6:30pm EST
a house, says this woman. and i believely be able to get one. the view of the united states, more complicated. 61 3r7b9 support the troop surge. they bring security, says this woman. but eight years in disappointment in america's performance left overall approval of 38%. what about the taliban? results show they are unpopular. they say, we are bad memories of the taliban. why ham need karzai is riding the postelection ride of hope, abc news and our partners sent pollsters out door to door taking the pulse of 1,500 people, asking them about ordinary life. also, that covering for women, the burqa. should it be the husband's decision or hers? in this country a split decision. the majority of men say it's the husband's choice. this woman added perspective. my husband's not the problem, she says. it's the taliban i'm afraid of. and sometimes small signes of progress. 60% of the poll says they are cell phones. every one of you as a cell phone? but 85% of them say they have no refrigerator. and few of hope of such a thing. and one more sobers number. more than half of afghans say they ha
NBC
Jan 11, 2010 4:30am EST
top headlines this morning. >>> north korea is calling for peace talks with the united states. in a statement from the foreign ministry, north korea said the resumption of the six-party talks aimed at curbing north korea's nuclear program depends on improving relations with the u.s., referring to the 1950s war with the u.s. which ended only with a truce, north korea called for, quote, a peace treaty for terminating the state of war. >>> europe continues to suffer from heavy snow and icy temperatures. this weekend saw major disruptions for air travelers closing geneva airport, one of the busiest tourist weekends of the year. >>> meanwhile in germany the storm system blamed for thousands of traffic accidents and have left dozens of villages completely cut off. >>> in gaza, israeli warplanes killed three militants yesterday. the air raid came after israeli prime minister netanyahu warned his military would respond harshly. >>> off the coast of australia, experts captured the first underwater footage of a sunken australian world war ii hospital ship. it plunged to its watery grave in 19
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